tv ABC 7 News KOFY September 29, 2010 10:30am-11:00am PST
♪ now, this was the scene just minutes ago i castro valley where a federal police ofcer has been airlifted to a hospal after an accidental shooting at a gun range. >> the east bay regiol park district say e police officer was wounded in the accidental shooting. apparently this happened within the past two hours and police are not providing a lot of details yet. >> the officer was taken to a nearby trauma center but we have not been told how serio his injury is. we'll continu to bring you updas as we get them both on air and online at abc7news.com. >> a massive rally from fremont
to oakland in a one-day protest over dy-care issues. >> the 41 child care ceers closed today f a demonstration saying they haven't been paid by the state since july 1st. >> theresa garcia joins us from fremo where families are saying we cannot live like this. there. >> absolutely not. they say that the -- families say that the state's subsidy allows them to be self-sufficient but without it where if the state cuts it out, there are hundreds of child care facilityings throughout the state an like this one behind me in fremont they may shut permanently. >> the chairs are stacked and the chiren's jackets hung neatly nay row but it's oddly quiet today at this child care facility in fremont. that's because one of california'sargest state-funded child developmen agencies decided to close its 41 bay area centers as a one-da protest. that's mo than 2500 children without day-care today. >> we've decided that action was
needed because wthout a state budget, we might have to be shutting our doors down temporarily from november 15th and beyond. >> so the 450 employees plus parentsnd children gathered in fremont this morning t start a march to the bart station and then onwd to the state building in oakland for a rally. they'll join te other agencies protesting the possibility of legistors cutting or even eliminating child care. >> right now with the state budget crisis, many parents ae terrified they're not going to be able to keep their jobs. without chd care and without the ability to have their child care subsidy pay their provider, they can't go to work. >> she had relied on the state's help to send her daughter here for the last four years so these could work. she's not sure what to do if it closes. >> i scared. to stay home, chang our life because of the bills, the grants and all this. >> kandago says it owes $6
million, it hasn't been paid since july 1st an credit reserves are running low plus banks are nervous. it's a life line parents say is critical to everyone's future. >> we'r here to make a statement saying chi care is whate need for parents to earn income d keep this economy growing. without it, there's nothin for our kids today. >> there are 700 state-funded agencies throughout california. the 30,000 employees who work there serve about a half million childn. so without the state subsidies, you can only imagine how many jobs would b lost, not only of those providersut the children parents as well. live in fremont, theresa garcia, abc 7 news. >> theresa, thanks very muc a lot of talk but no action to comple the state budget 91 days overdue. state legislative leaders insist budget talks are still continuing at the state level. negotiations were caed off though yesterd afternoon. a spokesman for the govnor
blamed union leaders for blocking pension reforms needed to solve the state's longerm financial problems. the two sides worked out a budget framework last week. >> the already financially hard-hit city of vallejo is taking a new hit this morning. 7-up is closing its bottli plant there. 9 jobs will be gone as of mid-october. the plant has been in operatn for nearly 60 years. it's owned by a company that makes dr. pepper, snapple and 7-up. the worker will be picked up by a 7-up facility in san leandro and sacramento. a spokesperson says the consolidation is aimed at serving customers more effecvely. >> explosive charges this morning against gubernatorial candidate meg whitman the day after her rst debate with jerry brown. at this hour her former housekeeper is holding a news conference to make serious allegations while the candidate herself is on familiar ground in the silicon valley.
tery? >> meg whitman arrived here a short time ago, not availae to the press before the event. she will be after. her campaign is really ratcheting into high gear responding to charges when we don't even kw what the charges are. take a look inside the auditorium at building 9 at the sysco campu where you can see it looks like a meg whitman event. we were told by cisco officls that this is a conversation with cisco employeesnd that jerry brown has been offered an invitation to have his own later. here's what we know, a nine-year former housekper of whitman is filing a lawsuit because of the way whitman allegedly treated her during those nine years. she is represented by an attorney that has represented many high profile women over the yea. they said this woman said she was a legal resident, turned out not to be. let's take a look at the official campaign response. here iis. with the polls tied it comes as
no surprise the morning after a successful debate that the sleaze machine at the political left is focussed on the politic of political destruction. she is a shameful manipular and so close to the election it should serve to the warning of californians that they're looking at smears at their worst. it seems like it's got to be much more than what we were led to believe by the whman campaign if there's going to be a lawsuit filed and they say there is. it has to be more about a woman said to be here legally, she was here illegally. meg whitman will be here talking to the media after this conference. live in san jose, terry mcsweey, abc 7 news. >> all right, terry, thanks. we have break ws from indonea where officials say a
7.4 magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of indonesia. meteorological agencies say the shallow underwer quake has the potential to trigge a tsunami. the quake that struck just over 30 minutesgo was centered 15 miles beneath the ocean floor. we will continue to follow this story and bring you the latest on abc7news.com. >> the state attorney general's office says it will appeal a federal dge's decision to halt the execution of convicted murderer and rapist albert bro. brown was schuled to die tomorr night at 9:00 but judg jeremy fogel has now issued a stay saying he wants mo time to conser the state's new leth injection predures. the stay was issued after the judge was told to reconsider his position to allow the execution. the state has invited fogel to vilt the san quentin death chamber to clr up any questions. the state pply of one of the drugs expires on friday and the
company that makes it says more will not be available for severalmonths. that means if a higher court doesn't reverse fog's decision, th state will be unable to execute brown until sometime next year. s francisco police are looking for a recent parolee in connection t a sexual assault and robbery. he has distinive tattoos on hisneck. he's wanted in connection with an attack that happene yesterday in thehousing development where he lives with his grandmother. authorities don't know if the suspectis armed but may be using public trant to get around. if you see him please call 9-1-1. >> still ahead, the battlefie view of a frightening fire fight as u.s. mares are ak bushing in afghanistan. >> i'm jenel wang live in the news room. full speed ahead for president obama as he tries to build momentum for democrats and slow down the republicans trying to takever the house in less th five weeks. >> and later on, a new warning
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so predent obama is hitting the ground running with election day less tha five weeks away. (applause) >> today another intimate backyard sto another message. this time at a home in des moines, iowa. but the president's message is not without a small jab at the former republican administration. >> in the six months before i was sworn in, we lost 4 million jobs. but wead to take a number of emergency measures. we stepped in and we stopped the bleeding. now the economy is growing again we've had private sector job growth for the last eight months. >> while the president generates enthusim in backyards and college campuses across e country, the republicans are not letting up. >> the democratic leaders leap down without stopping the tax increases, they'r turning their backs on the american people. >> recentolls show the energy is largely on the republican side. >> enusiasm gap that exists between republican ters and
democrati voters is astounding. >> but the gap is closing. tomorrow the prident meets with top congssional democrats for one last strateg session before lawmakers hit the road and campai for re-election. the republicans need 39 seats to take the house and polls show they are nearly there. both sides plan to campaign hard all the way up to midterm elections on novmber 2nd. reporting liv jenelle wang, abc 7 news. >> thank you. u.s. officials say a seni nato air strike killed a senior al-queda commander in even afgnistan today. (gunfire) >> the pentagon says no marines were wounded when a patrol came under attack by the taliban west of the of kabul. they were conducting sweep when insurgents opened fire from two directions. the marines returned fire and called for backup including an unmanned drone. the taliban eventually retreated. right now following breaking
news just in from san jose where investigators say a mailman has been attacked by a pitbu. it happen around 10:40 this morning on the 5,000 block of camden avenue. we have no word how serious the mailman'injuries are. firefighter are on the scene. but animal control officers are still trying to get there. we'll continu to follow the story and bring you more online and online on abc7news.com as get it. >> in the meantime meteorologist mike nicco has the forect which is kind of cooling up a little. >> alittle bit. some areas more and some not so much yet. you have to wait another day or so. show you what's going on. from ballm peak, the mid-80s back to san francisco. youcan't quite see clouds developing along the coast as the sea breeze starts to move in. that's when we'll cool off. i'll tell when you it gets to your neighborhood. >> and how did it happen and who did it? the myste of a dead bear found outside an east bay market. >> and a blunder from down under. a big miste on live television where the host was naming the
winner of a reality show. our state has a huge deficit. meg whitman's plan will maket billions worse by eliminating the capital gains x for wealthy investors, including herself. economis say her plan will "rip a hole in the budget" and is "deeply flawed". analysts for the l.a. tis say whitman's plan is a "pure handout" to the rich creating a "huge risk" to schools d public safety.
accident, i'm so sorry. it's amand i'm so sorry. >> yeah, she is so sorry. but there's no re-dos on live tv. a tv host made a big mistake when announcing the winner of australia's next model. the first announced kelsey celebrated hr win only to have it taken away and amanda wearing the red dress was actually the winner. the show says there was a miscommunication between the broadct truck and the stage. kelsey seemed to take it all in stride saying she was fine and it was an honest mistake. she says it was fed to her ear wrong. >> how embarrassing. you don't ge to go back on that one. i've said things on live tv unfortunateli. take it back, please! >> mike's here and he is precise. >> i'm trying to be. reality tv. let's see if i can get this correct. show you what's going on. won't be quite as hot today but i say that because, yeah, it will be cooler if you will but
still going to be hot in a lot of areas. downwn san francisco. look at all the sunshine i'm starting to see signs of the sea brze picking up the area flags. kind of blowing and then going limps. from emeryville to san frcisco and clouds way off to the distance. multiple layers of he atmosphere moving in multiple directions. we have an offshore flow but you can see the sa breeze trying to undercut itand move into the coast and san francco. it definitely hit the coast. look at these temperatures. 9 degrees cooler in half moon bay, 14 san francisco, 7 novato but pretty much everybody else is close to where we were yesterday. so it's near the coast into san francisco where we're gng to see the most cooling today. 57 ha moon bay to 70 sa francisco. oakland, redwood city, los gatos, san rafael, napa still in the 70s while everybody else is alread in the 80s.
montey bay you see the cooler weath. santa cruz and monter mid-60s. 85 th sunshine if gilroy. coastal clouds by tonight mostly clear around the bay. some of those clouds will try to sneak in the bay. the cooling trend we see hit the coast will move into the rest of our neiborhoods tomorrow and into friday. the area of low pressure that's spinning that upper level moisture towards us, unfortunately this cold fro if you don't like the hot weather is goin to our north. we'll focus on the high clouds today and on the low clouds kin of cominin and undercutting the coast and the bay. the rest of us start in the south bay. still sunshine, still upper 80s sunnyvale and milpitas. maybe get up to 98 los gatos. on the peninsula mid to upper 80s from millbrae, san mateo and menlo park. 90 and los altos but go the other sis near 70 in the sunset. 80 downtown to 82 south san
francisco and sausalito. 88 san rafael and low to mid-90s to the north bay valleys but mid to upper 6s at your beaches. mid to upper 80s throughout the east bay shore. may hit 90 castro valley and fremont. 79 santa cruz, about 68 monterey. fresno still pretthot. l.a. down to 89. one last stop, are two games up on the padres and a game with the d-backs tonight. 7:15 first pitch. 70 to 74. prett comfortable at at&t park. tomorrow we drop about 5 to 10 degreeses you see the cooling move inland. the biggest drop over the weekd where we drop another 5 to 10 degrees. >> thanks, mike. >> the department of fish and game is investigating the mysterious shooting of a 300 pound bear found dead outse a neighborhood grocery in sa leandro.
the animal was likely shot someplae else and left on the sidewalk outside the marke sunday night on foothl boulevard. stores were open at the time and customers were shocked to know that sebody would just dump a bear there. >> y think maybe he'd fin an open field or something somewhere else, right? but right here in front of the man's liquor store? kind of a shame >> feels really weird knowing that someone woul just drop a dead bear off and not tell anyone, say anythin to anyone. >> the county sheriff's office says witness reported seeing a white pickup truck leaving the beas body in front of the deli and then speeding away. california is in the middle of bear hunting season but park officials say black bears do not live in the east bay. >> a big warning today for parents with newborns. the federal government say stop using infant sle positioers. they're design to keep babi on their backs but 12 babies died in the past 13 years suffocated trapped between the
side of a crib. it's safer to be put on their backs t prevent sudden infant death syndrome but, again, the g. is warning don't use these positioners. >> former president carter will stay another night in the hospital for aupset stomach. the 85-year-old carter is in good spiri and looks forward to getting back to his bu schedule. she says the former president was fully alert and participating in all decion-making relating to his hospital care. he's in ohio to promote his new book. o top honors for one
>> today on oprah the cast of the t abc comedy modern family. at 5:00, what's behind those allegations from meg whitman's former housekper. we'll hear from her with her attorney plus how doctors are finding a way to preserve a woman's fertility. we'll have tose stories and moreater today at 5:00. >> finally this mornin a special commemoration today for a hero cop. the highway patrol handed out commission award for canines. helped capture an armed man who led police from emerille to the city streets of oakland last january. the suspect ditched his car. he was tryi to make a brea to his west oakland home when dash
chased h down until the fellow officers arrived. >> holding him, saying i'm cool. when's dinner. >> all in a day's work. >> cool. mike, can we get there? >> maybe as early as tonight. the overnight lows. a lot of mid to upper 50s around bait and into the north bay. we have the low to mid-60s as you head down both the bay shore into the south bay and also the east by valleys. tomorrow we'll see more significant coong, especially inland. >> all right, mike. thanks very much. >> that's it for now. thanks for joing us. "who wants to be a millionai"
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